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17 hrs ago | CNN

The Greeks You Need To Know

Greeks only care about themselves, they don't branch out beyond their social circle, and they are only good for getting drunk and throwing parties. Society should not take them seriously...at least that's what most non-Greeks believed before the Sigmas came along.

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Related Topix: Student Society, Phi Beta Sigma, Fraternities, Greensboro, NC

21 hrs ago | CNN

Sexual Assault Awareness

A student was sexual assaulted on the campus of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro on the evening of September 10, 2014. The assault occurred at 4:45 p.m. in a residential room in Jamison Residence Hall.

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Yesterday | CNN

UNCG Sapphires Prepare for Competition

In recent months, the existence of acapella groups has become more apparent and grown in popularity. More and more of these groups are appearing from what seems like nowhere in order to show the public what they can do, compete against one another and grow into a stronger singing group.

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Related Topix: Crouse, NC, Raleigh, NC

Mon Sep 15, 2014

CNN

State of Filmmakers at UNCG

When I was a kid and I saw the movie Jaws, I thought it was one of the most amazing things I had ever seen. I quickly became a die-hard fan of Steven Spielberg.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Thriller, Adventure, Jaws, Celebrities, Steven Spielberg, North Carolina

CNN

Overwhelming Work of Art Displayed in Artist's Native Triad for First Time

High Point, North Carolina native Gwendolyn Ann Magee, quilt artist, has had her works displayed in the Mississippi Museum of Art and the Smithsonian National Gallery of American Art for a while now. However, it is time her works have been brought to her native triad by the Gatewood Gallery of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

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Related Topix: High Point, NC

American Baby

Behold the Surprising Power of a Crying Baby

I don't know about you, but nothing gets to me quite like the sound of my child crying . All it takes is a bad enough-sounding wail, and I'm on a panicky mission to do whatever it takes to make it stop.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Fuller Theological Seminary

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Health Insider: Study: Moms with good childhoods handle babies better

A mother's response to her baby's crying may be influenced by her own childhood, a new study reports.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

KNDU

Mom's response to baby's cry a matter of memory

A mother's response to her baby's crying may be influenced by her own childhood, a new study reports. The research involved 259 first-time mothers who were followed from pregnancy until their babies were 6 months old.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Fuller Theological Seminary

Mon Sep 08, 2014

American Library Association

Serving college students by being a Personal Librarian

The incredible shift in the provision of library services resulting from innovations such as online resources, mobile technologies, tablet computers and MOOCs and hybrid courses makes it more challenging than ever for academic librarians to connect students with the information they need. Enter the Personal Librarian, a flexible concept that focuses on customizing information literacy by establishing a one-on-one relationship between librarian and student from enrollment through graduation, explored by editors Richard Moniz and Jean Moats in their new book " The Personal Librarian: Enhancing the Student Experience ," published by ALA Editions .

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Related Topix: Libraries, Johnson & Wales University, North Carolina

Schools Matter

NAEP, Common Core, and the Continued Production of Failure

One of is favorite subjects was NAEP and the ridiculous cut scores that were developed and maintained under the watchful eye of people like Chester Finn and his pal, Diane Ravitch . Here is a clip from a piece that is available online from 2008, where he offers a brief and enlightening history of the NAEP cut scores, which have been used ever since the late 80s by corporate ed reformers to remind us all how horrible our schools are.

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Related Topix: Western Michigan University, North Carolina, Nova Southeastern University, Mathematics, Science

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Mt. Airy News

County schools hold TA losses at 6

The Surry County School System is operating like many in the state, having to reduce the number of teaching assistants in the classrooms because of state budget cuts.

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Related Topix: Surry County, NC, Greensboro, NC

The Star Online

Music is good - and bad - for the brain

The findings of a new study suggest that listening to one's favourite music could help the search to treat memory loss. -AFP MUSIC triggers different functions of the brain, which helps explain why listening to a song you like might be enjoyable but a favourite song may plunge you into nostalgia, scientists said recently.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Morrell Named Interim BRHS Principal for 2014-2015 School Year

He has served as assistant principal at Bridgewater-Raritan High School since 1999, and, as of July 1, Mark Morrell is serving as interim principal of the school. "Bridgewater-Raritan has been a stellar school district for a long time," Morrell said.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Rider University

Wed Sep 03, 2014

News Sun

Georgia Anna Bonds was First Lady of BW in Berea and a national Scouting leader

Georgia Anna Bonds, who died Monday, was the First Lady of Baldwin-Wallace College for 26 years and a nationally influential president of the Lake Erie Girl Scout Council for seven years.

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Related Topix: Berea, OH, Baldwin-Wallace College, Louisiana State University, Richfield, OH

Tue Sep 02, 2014

The Harrison Daily Voice

30 New Teachers Join Harrison Faculty For 2014-15

HARRISON, N.Y. The Harrison school district is welcoming 30 new teachers this school year, and the Daily Voice will highlight each new teacher as school gets ready to start Thursday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Harrison, NY, Columbia University, Westchester County, NY, Marist College

Sat Aug 30, 2014

News Max

Why Your Favorite Song Takes You Down Memory Lane

Music triggers different functions of the brain, which helps explain why listening to a song you like might be enjoyable but a favorite song may plunge you into nostalgia, scientists say.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Lumina News

Stolen Seahawk statue found in Greensboro

The bronze University of North Carolina Wilmington Seahawk statue that was stolen from outside the Warwick Center in July was returned to the university Tuesday, Aug. 26 after an anonymous tip through Crime Stoppers of the Cape Fear came in on Thursday, Aug. 21. The statue was located in Greensboro with the help of the University of North Carolina ... (more)

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The York Daily Record

Wyoming woman hit by bus, dies at Burning Man

A 29-year-old Wyoming woman attending the Burning Man counterculture festival in Nevada has died after she was struck by a bus carrying passengers around the playa in the Black Rock Desert.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Wyoming woman hit by bus, dies at Burning Man

A 29-year-old Wyoming woman attending the Burning Man counterculture festival in Nevada has died after she was struck by a bus carrying passengers around the playa in the Black Rock Desert.

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Related Topix: Burning Man, Arts, Opinion

PhysOrg Weblog

Why your favourite song takes you down memory lane

Music triggers different functions of the brain, which helps explain why listening to a song you like might be enjoyable but a favourite song may plunge you into nostalgia, scientists said on Thursday.

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